Area mayors delivered meals during last week’s “Community Champions Week” as part of what has become a tradition in the Riverbend. The program is a product of the Meals on Wheels program, which is facilitated in this area by Senior Services Plus on North Rodgers Avenue in Alton. This is rolled into the organization's March for Meals campaign.
Wood River Mayor Fred Ufert says this is the 7th time he has delivered meals.
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Godfrey Mayor Mike McCormick says the program serves multiple purposes.
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Senior Services Plus has unofficially designated March through June of each year to raise awareness and community support to sustain the over 125,000 meals they deliver each year in St. Clair and Madison counties. The Mayors for Meals kicks off the drive, and it ends June 7, with the 5th annual Feed the Need Concert at Alton's Riverfront Amphitheater.
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